Gov & Administrative Law Questions & Answers

Q: Where is the criminal statute for practicing medicine without a license in Md What is the code number

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Legal Malpractice for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Jun 18, 2018
Cary B. Hall's answer
I can only answer as to Pennsylvania law. Title 18, section 4913 ("Impersonating a notary public or a holder of a professional or occupational license") is probably what you're looking for.

If you're looking for a similar statute in Maryland, I suggest posting your question in the Maryland law section. Best of luck to you.
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Q: What to do if a true copy of indictment was never signed two of your cases was dropped. Can you still be locked up.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Jun 18, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
You have an attorney

Why have you not asked your attorney?

Without ALL the facts and other information it would be impossible to advise properly.

It would like going to a doctor solely with the urine test results and then asking how one's health is.

I guess if 2 cases were dropped, you should continue to fight the others
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Q: Can a monetary tort claim be amended even if I've filed my lawsuit already and I discovered new evidence to ask for more

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Gov & Administrative Law for Wisconsin on
Answered on Jun 14, 2018
Robert D. Kreisman's answer
In most jurisdictions a complaint may be amended anytime up through judgment as long the amendment conforms to the proofs. In your situation depending on your state's procedural law, I think it would be routine to amend your complaint to raise the ad damnum (or the claim for damages) that are in keeping with what you believe to be your damages for your injuries. In my county where I principally practice, a complaint for damages other than in contract would be alleged to be an amount in excess...
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Q: Why does public administrator get the money that is not claimed by other heirs??

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Probate for California on
Answered on Jun 13, 2018
Bruce Adrian Last's answer
Dear Redding CA:

I think you misunderstood what the public administrator said. In California, unclaimed property, such as the estate shares due your brothers, is placed eventually placed with the State of California's Controller's office Unclaimed Property Division. The owner can then recover the property from that office. For more information, please see their website:

However, if you know your brother's whereabouts, you should make...
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Q: I am moving and I set up a garage sale that upon packing I have added more it was placed neatly on my yard and covered

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Minnesota on
Answered on Jun 12, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Look at the case of Carton v. City of St. Petersburg. I believe that will provide you guidance. Google
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Q: my uncle is in Louisiana and he got in to a fight with a policeman so the judge gave him 3 months and 2 years of …..

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Immigration Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Jun 9, 2018
Carl Shusterman's answer
He should schedule a consultation with an experienced immigration attorney and show him/her his record of conviction. The attorney can advise him as to whether the conviction renders him deportable from the US, and if any relief is available to him.
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Q: Can you get sued if you are from a different country? Also, can chat messages serve as an emplyment contract?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts, Employment Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Utah on
Answered on Jun 8, 2018
Wesley Winsor's answer

You can get sued if you are from a different country barring diplomatic immunity, but for the common traveler/tourist, yes you can be sued as long as you meet the minimum contacts in the states. The main question on this is Jurisdiction and service of process. An analysis would fill several pages, but suffice it to say that if you are in the U.S. and the incident causing the suit happened in the U.S. then you can be sued.

Chat messages can serve as an employment contract...
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Q: When a 14 year old gets arrested in the state of Virginia does the parent have to be present for the questioning?

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Virginia on
Answered on Jun 6, 2018
Bryan J. Jones' answer
The parent does not have to be present for questioning.
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Q: Going to move to California soon. I have 3 guns that I don’t know if I’m allowed to bring.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Answered on Jun 1, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Without knowing the reason why you believe you cannot, which is the first step,no answer can be given.
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Q: In the state of New Jersey, will a 22 year old boy go to jail for getting a 17 year old female pregnant?

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Criminal Law, Family Law and Sexual Harassment for New Jersey on
Answered on Jun 1, 2018
Leon Matchin's answer
No he won't but will require to pay child support. But get confirmation the child is yours because there been cases where alleged dad paid child support to later find out baby wasn't his.
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Q: Is vigilantism federally illegal or is it up to each state as to whether or not it is legal within the state?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Public Benefits for Texas on
Answered on May 31, 2018
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer
What, like Batman?

You're going to need to be a tad more specific ... at least specific enough to determine whether the question involves a matter of state law, federal law, or both.
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Q: I need help BAD and ASAP! PLEASE! I am 43 yrs old and never in trouble in my life. Never arrested...until judge mccord

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Georgia on
Answered on May 29, 2018
David Edward Boyle's answer
Any citation is an accusation charging you with a misdemeanor offense or a city or county ordinance violation which can range in punishment from a fine and up to 12 months in jail. You never mentioned what you were charged with or the jurisdiction. I would encourage you to contact a lawyer in the jurisdiction where the charges are pending.
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Q: So if I’m out of state right now and can’t be able to make it to the hearing what will happen

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on May 28, 2018
Neville Bedford's answer
If you do not appear and are not excused, the court may issue a warrant form the bench. Retain an attorney to assist you.

Q: I was "randomly" selected for proof of insurance on a van i own but havnt driven in five years sent letter with proof of

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Ohio on
Answered on May 27, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
You notice there is a limitation of amount of characters. That is so you can write your question without all the extraneous material like "poor boy" and "not to mention many hours of legal work".

I am not trying to be an English teacher, but you have run on sentences, no punctuation, no capitalization and abbreviations which are not universal. I cannot understand what you are asking.

I suggest you rewrite the question succinctly and grammatically correct
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Q: ok so my ex wife and i have a open case with defax from what they say.she failed 2 drug tests and fled to south carolina

2 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on May 23, 2018
P. Justin Thrailkill's answer
You can't just claim a child like a found penny. You've got a lot going on here. You need to simply sit down with an attorney and consult with them about how you should handle both of these situations.
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Q: Timing on filing a federal TORT CLAIM. Have a final decision pending with the board of THE MSPB.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Personal Injury and Employment Discrimination for Utah on
Answered on May 22, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
You want to consult a member of the Utah Assn for Justice that handles federal employment claims. They give free consultations. The notice of investigation you received from the Board should have that information on it.
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Q: I was going 70 in a 55. I’m 18.I have a clean record and I wanted know would my license be revoked and how many points

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Gov & Administrative Law, Public Benefits and Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on May 22, 2018
Forrest Clinton Barbour's answer
2 points. With no driving history, this should not suspend your license.
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Q: Over 10,000 dollars worth of precious metals and I plan on going back to the United States. I'm the military overseas.

1 Answer | Asked in Collections, Gov & Administrative Law and International Law on
Answered on May 19, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
It probably doesn’t require a report unless it is cash equivalent, including bullion. But, all you need to do as far as CBP cares is declare it. There is no duty, so why wouldn’t you declare it anyway to avoid confusion. If you transport more than $10,000, at once or in a pattern of shipments, without declaring it, it is subject to seizure and you can be charged with a Federal crime. If you are importing certain non-monetary items, like gifts and jewelry, they may be subject to normal...
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Q: I want to ask my doctor about medical marijuanna but i work for a company that works with the FAA

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Florida on
Answered on May 15, 2018
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
And what is your question? Are you afraid that the doctor would report the conversation to your employer?

Q: Refusing a US visa application after requesting to cancel the visa process

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Gov & Administrative Law on
Answered on May 14, 2018
Hector E. Quiroga's answer
It may or may not.

First of all, you say it was rejected, not denied. If that’s the case, it could have been rejected because you asked the consulate to cease processing your application.

If it was denied, that’s different, but it unlikely that it was denied without an interview. The only thing you can really do is, when you are ready to travel again, apply again. Visas are usually good for ten years, so even if intended travel is postponed or canceled, the visa can be...

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